He's known as Mr. 305, Mr. Worldwide, and Dat Lil Chico ... But a diva, he is not.
However, Pitbull is teaming up with VH1 Divas to help raise money for the network's Save the Music Foundation, as well as pay tribute to two of music's biggest deceased divas, Whitney Houston and Donna Summer.
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Following her husband's arrest this weekend for domestic battery, Evelyn Lozada has broken her silence and released a statement to the media. Lozada, a star of VH1's Basketball Wives, had been married to Chad Johnson for only about five weeks before the incident.
For boy bands, former Tiger Beat heartthrobs, and arena rockers, VH1's Behind the Music is often a sad, hour-long reminder of what once was --groupies, money, three-day benders -- and the grim reality of what has become -- rehab, foreclosure, obesity.
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Miami New Times' Mastermind Awards honors the city's most inspiring creatives. This year, we received more than 150 submissions, which our staff narrowed to an elite group of 30. We'll be profiling our honorable mentions, and eventually the finalists, in the weeks to come. This year's three Mastermi ... More >>
2 Starz StudioIf you've paid attention to recent hip-hop videos or maybe even watched VH1, then you've probably seen Halie, AKA Halie305, AKA Heather from The Ultimate Catch. A curvaceous 36-25-41 beauty from Miami, Halie's appearance (as Heather) on VH1's summer reality dating series s ... More >>
Liberty City-native Chad Ochocinco failed to find love with his own VH1 reality show, but as luck would have it he's apparently found love another star from the channel's reality TV line-up: Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada, the ex-fiancé of former Heat player Antoine Walker and owner of a s ... More >>
Basketball Wives, VH1's Miami-set train wreck involving NBA-connected ladies, may be coming back for a second season, but one of the cast members won't be. Gloria Govan, the painfully boring and un-entertainingly drama-free wife of the Magic's Matt Barnes, will not be returning for he close up, a ... More >>
photo by David "Dro" RosarioIt's officially music awards season, so in the hip-hop arena, expect plenty of news of accolades for this year's big names from Miami. After the recent VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, the next big event at which the 305 hopes to grab some laurels is the 2010 edition of the annual ... More >>
via facebook.com/AsherRothSorry, but Asher Roth does NOT belong on this show, and we're waiting to see if he gets booed.This year's annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors awards show seems to be one of the most contentious to date, thanks to its focus on "Honoring the Dirty South." On one hand, you've got maj ... More >>
Here are a few preview snippets to count down some more time until the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors broadcast tonight. Though the program debuts this evening, it was already taped this past week. (That's somewhat disappointing -- can you imagine the possible shenanigans if it were a live broadcast?) Our favor ... More >>
Contrary to music industry buzz, Fort Myers' hottest rapper, Plies, has just announced that he will not be performing at the 2010 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors airing next Monday, June 7 at 9 p.m. This is the first time ever that VH1 is honoring a particular geographic area for its contribution, and as you ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke prepares to be honored by VH1 and explains why Miami-Dade County is the birthplace of Southern hip-hop.
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photo by Lex HernandezWell, Uncle Luke always gets props in his hometown!If you, like Crossfade, are guilty of watching way more VH1 than is worth admitting, you may be hotly anticipating this year's edition of the annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors awards show. This year's official focus is on "Honoring ... More >>
Basketball Wives, VH1's baller status answer to Bravo's Real Housewives, is coming back for a second season. The press release says that a few new wives, girlfriends, groupies and exes will be added to the roster for the next go around (have they tried calling Siohvaughn Wade yet?).Filming will begi ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" Rosario-- DJ Khaled continues to ride the wave of success that his song
"All I Do Is Win" has garnered. Since releasing the song, he's received
tons of iTunes downloads for it. So I guess as a thank you of sorts,
Khaled recruits pretty much all of the most relevant rappers of ... More >>
There are a slew of talented NFL players from Miami we usually don't care too much about on Riptide unless they happen to play for the Canes or the Dolphins. Chad Ochocinco is the big exception. He is, after all, the most interesting football player in the world. He's practically a hero to us. Bu ... More >>
Image Courtesy of: C. StilesMiami New Times columnist and Miami bass legend Luther "Luke" Campbell will be honored at this year's rendition of the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors, along with the group he made history with: the 2 Live Crew. The awards show will be taped on June 3rd, and then will air on June ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" Rosario-- Miami's P.M. (pictured on the right) is part of group Black R.E.I.G.N. with Tommy Trouble. Well, they've been tapped to be part of Live Nation & Lourdes68's Raekwon Tour, which hits a couple cities in the U.S. this Summer. The Miami date was slated for April 16t ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersIs this the face you want on your panties?Late-night hookups at nightclubs are par for the course on South Beach. However, for some lucky female patrons at Louis on Saturday night virtual cunnilingus was offered by proprietor Roman Jones. The controversial club owner ... More >>
courtesy blog.vh1.comErin and castmate Shana have SecretsIf you think that no reality show is complete without an injection of the 305, tonight may be the night you start watching the latest piece of reality fluff to hit VH1's lineup "Secrets of Aspen." The show premiered last week with a storyli ... More >>
via PSDReal Housewives of the NBA, probably couldn't be used for legal reasons, but reality TV's love affair with ladies who lunch (and then throw it at each other) continues with VH1's upcoming Basketball Wives.While it may not satiate our need for a Miami version of Bravo's weave snatchin', table ... More >>
With all the garbage pop punk polluting the airwaves these days, sometimes it's hard to recall a time where pop punk was good, much less relevant. If the only punk you know is played on MTV3 or VH1, it's high time you head out to Respectable Street and catch this show. The Queers and The Lefto ... More >>
The premiere of Brooke Knows Best's second season was, dare I say, touching. We all know the personal saga of the Hogans (a messy divorce, the son's stint in jail, and the matriarch dating a 19-year-old boy toy), but that episode almost made you feel for a family with loads of money and a dan ... More >>
What do you get when you take Greg Grunberg and Adrian Pasdar from Heroes, Teri Hatcher and James Denton from Desperate Housewives, mop-topped Bob Guiney from The Bachelor, and Jesse Spencer and Hugh Laurie from House? Yes, the cast listing for the 2015 season of VH1's Surreal Life, but also The Ban ... More >>
Virginia quintet Parachute has been on the rise since it landed the song "She's Love" in a Nivea commercial. Suddenly, thousands of women with smooth legs wanted more of those smooth pop-rock sounds. In the resulting buzz storm on iTunes and the like, the song eventually also landed on the current p ... More >>